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November 7, 2017
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
HASTINGS, Minn. — One of Hastings’ largest retailers is closing and it appears to be among a few in the region destined to shutter. The Target...
November 7, 2017 - 11:08am
March 3, 2017
Catholic Diocese of New Ulm files for bankruptcy
NEW ULM, Minn. — The Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, which includes 15 west central Minnesota counties, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...
March 3, 2017 - 8:43pm
April 16, 2016
Names of 3 newly accused priests emerge in lawsuits
ST. PAUL—Three priests in the Diocese of New Ulm have been named for the first time in civil lawsuits accusing them of abusing children. The Revs. Bernard Steiner, Richard Gross and Edward Ardolf were named Friday in a news release through the law firm Jeff Anderson and Associates....
April 16, 2016 - 10:26am
March 29, 2016
Names released of 16 priests accused of sexual abuse in Minnesota diocese
WILLMAR, Minn. – The names of 16 former priests of the New Ulm Diocese, who have been identified as being credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, were released Tuesday by the diocese and the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates. The New Ulm Diocese was the last diocese...
March 29, 2016 - 9:28pm
August 28, 2015
17-year-old dies in crash near Mankato
MANKATO, Minn. – A 17-year-old New Ulm teenager died in a two-car crash late Thursday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 169 and state Highway 68 near here. According to the the Minnesota State Patrol, Zachary Hauser was driving a 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass when it collided...
August 28, 2015 - 10:35pm
May 14, 2015
Winery, brewery hosting Wine Barrel Beer Tap event
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Carlos Creek Winery here and Schell's Brewery in New Ulm, Minn., plan to host the first Wine Barrel Beer Tap event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24 at the winery. The idea came about when Schell's used one of Carlos Creek's Minnesota oak barrels to create its...
May 14, 2015 - 11:24am
January 23, 2015
Half-naked man found dead in southern Minnesota
NEW ULM, Minn. - Authorities have identified the half-naked man found dead here early Thursday morning. Alec John Stands, 41, was found at about 7 a.m. on Washington Street in New Ulm, about 70 miles southwest of Minneapolis. New Ulm police said the man was not wearing his shirt...
January 23, 2015 - 9:50pm
August 26, 2012
New Ulm rededicates Defender's Monument
NEW ULM, Minn. -- Over 100 people gathered at the Defender's Monument in New Ulm this weekend to rededicate it as part of Minnesota's commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the U.S-Dakota War of 1862. The New Ulm Journal says retired Col. Peter Mansoor praised the heroism of...
August 26, 2012 - 6:50pm
July 22, 2012
German wins New Ulm sauerkraut eating contest
NEW ULM, Minn. -- Wunderbar! A German has won the sauerkraut eating contest at New Ulm's Bavarian Blast festival. The New Ulm Journal reports he's 21-year-old Valetine Gasteiger, an agricultural foreign exchange student who's living near Red Wing this summer. He ate 16 ounces of...
July 22, 2012 - 8:29pm
May 23, 2012
High winds trash cars at New Ulm dealership
NEW ULM, Minn. -- A burst of strong winds has damaged dozens of vehicles at a south-central Minnesota car dealership. Winds and heavy rain...
May 23, 2012 - 7:31pm
January 2, 2012
Stash of photos of famous said to be worth $250,000
NEW ULM, Minn. - Two file cabinets in a closet-size room at New Ulm City Hall contain a small gold mine of sorts - hundreds of autographed photos of the dead and famous. Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, Orville Wright, Theodore Roosevelt, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, film legend...
January 2, 2012 - 11:44pm
July 3, 2011
Six die in New Ulm bed-and-breakfast fire
NEW ULM, Minn. - Bobbi McCrea returned to her hometown of New Ulm in 2002 to transform a 112-year-old Victorian house into a popular bed-and-breakfast. Early Saturday, her Bohemian Bed and Breakfast burst into flames, killing six, including the 48-year-old McCrea and her two daughters....
July 3, 2011 - 12:04am
July 11, 2010
American Legion baseball: Achter's walk-off 2-run hit powers Post 2 to victory
EDINA, Minn. - Fargo Post 2's Matt Achter hit a two-out walk-off, two-run double to drive in Brady Horner and Dustin Haugen in an 8-7 victory over New Ulm (Minn.) in American Legion baseball on Sunday. Horner went 4-for-4 with two runs in the game while Haugen went 3-for-4 with two...
July 11, 2010 - 9:38pm